Tuesday, March 23, 2010

UK to expel Israeli diplomat over British passport abuse

Expulsion follows use of 12 fake passports by suspected Israeli agents during killing of Hamas leader in Dubai

Julian Borger, diplomatic editor
guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 23 March 2010

"Britain is to expel an Israeli diplomat over the use of forged UK passports by the killers of a senior Hamas official in January.

The foreign secretary, David Miliband, will make a statement to the House of Commons this afternoon, blaming Israeli intelligence for the cloning of passports belonging to British citizens. The documents were carried by an assassination team that killed Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in a Dubai hotel......"

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